Sheffield death crash: Everything we know about New Year’s Day collision

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While a police investigation into a fatal New Year’s Day car crash in Sheffield continues this afternoon, here is what is known so far:

- Emergency services were alerted to the collision on Southey Green Road, Southey Green, at around 4am.

Police probe into death crash in Sheffield continues

Police probe into death crash in Sheffield continues

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- The collision occurred close to The Church on The Corner, near the junctions with Crowder Road and Lindsay Avenue.

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- A silver Saab 95 was found to have ploughed into metal railings running alongside the road.

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- The front of the car was found to be severely damaged.

- The driver was a 21-year-old man, who has not yet been named.

- He suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

- A passenger in the car escaped unharmed.

- The car had been travelling along Southey Green Road, in the direction of Elm Lane, when it left the road.

- The crash scene was cordoned off this morning and inside the taped off area a green quad bike could be seen.

- It s not yet known whether the quad played any part in the crash as it has not yet been referred to by South Yorkshire Police.

- Collision investigators worked through the night and all morning carrying out enquiries at the scene.

- Witnesses to the collision have been urged to come forward.

- Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 410 of January 1, 2019.